Building Healthier Communities That Thrive

Meet the incredible winners of this year's Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Prize!

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Creative Work Round-up

The Burness Creative team has had a busy first half of 2017. Here’s a highlight reel of our work so far this year.

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Going Back to School

Andy Burness reflects on why he's excited to teach—and to learn—at Harvard Kennedy School.

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Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop Swaying

One of the biggest challenges for patients with Mal de Débarquement Syndrome (MdDS) is that many physicians have never heard of it. Our partner, the MdDS Foundation, is working to change that.

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Max Vogel-Freedman Reflects on Community Engagement

In this interview with Burness intern Max Vogel-Freedman, Burnessers Jaclyn De Bonis and Lowell Dempsey explore Max's passion for volunteering and why he thinks everyone should get involved in their community.

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Who Shapes the Development Conversation?

There's a new call for bold experts with big ideas for tackling the world's most pressing issues.

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A Health Lesson Before Moving

Burness intern Kai Curtis explains how the County Health Rankings urged him to look at sidewalks and San Diego in a new light.

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Faith Communities Take a Stand for Forests

There’s new hope for rainforests. Christian, Muslim, Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist, Daoist and indigenous leaders from 21 countries joined forces this June to launch a massive global initiative to end deforestation.

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What the Dallas Street Choir Taught Me About the Importance of Connection

Burnesser Janet Firshein reflects on the importance of community for people experiencing homelessness.

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Firefighters of the Forest

At a time when the world is desperately looking for solutions to limit and control forest fires, Guatemala’s forest communities demonstrate that the solution is quite simple: hand over control of forests to the people who live in them.

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